Poverty Summary Report Part 5 of 5

Throughout the week, we will post portions of our summary report from the forum on poverty. This fifth and final post answers questions about efforts to alleviate poverty in our community.

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Poverty Forum Summary Report Part 4 of 5

Throughout the week, we will post portions of our summary report from the forum on poverty. This fourth post answers questions that audience members asked our panelists.

Audience Questions

  1. Do we have any place here in town that can help with drug addiction? Free help? I see many parents and many people within the community that neglect their children for drugs? 

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Poverty Forum Summary Report Part 2 of 5

Throughout the week, we will post portions of our summary report from the forum on poverty. This second post highlights remarks made by our panelists speaking to the factors that contribute towards poverty in Fulton County.

Defining the Problem

Question 2-  How does poverty affect families, individuals, and in larger context, the welfare of communities, and even the county? Why should we be concerned about poverty?

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Forum on Poverty

Thank you to all of our panelists for taking the time to share with us their knowledge and experience about this issue.  For those that were not able to attend and for those who would like to hear our conversation again, we’ve included a digital recording of the evening here as well as on our podcast (search “Canton Church of the Brethren” on iTunes or wherever you subscribe to podcasts).

Stay tuned for our summary report and feel free to continue the conversation by commenting below.